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#798813 - 6th Jun 2013 8:27pm Broken Cambelt...is it the end?
Headcoat_TheMrs Offline
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Hi all

Cam belt went on my old faithful P reg pug today frown

Worth fixing or not?

TheMrs

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#798829 - 6th Jun 2013 9:00pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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What sort of Pug is it and what engine does it have?

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#798830 - 6th Jun 2013 9:01pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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In my experience I would say no almost certainly you will need new pistons if you where driving when it went and if so you would have cooked your engine. I know this because it happened to our 51 plate Megane and I got 250 for it from a spare parts dealer.

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#798837 - 6th Jun 2013 9:10pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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I've had car's were the cambelt has snapped but not damaged the engine, really depends on what the engine was doing at the time it snaped, i.e. under load or just idle

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#798840 - 6th Jun 2013 9:14pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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Been offered 216 by a scrappy just wondered if it was expensive to fix.


It was halfway round a roundabout in Chester !

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#798841 - 6th Jun 2013 9:15pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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its a 406 and think its a 2ltr diesel

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#798854 - 6th Jun 2013 10:13pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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How old is it? I might know someone who'd give you a few quid more than the scrappy offers. How much tax and test does it have?

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#798901 - 7th Jun 2013 8:12am Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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Its going to need new valves / the head reconditioning - pistons should be fine, the valves bend, not the pistons wink

Cheaper option may be to fit a good used head, or fit a good used complete engine, either of which isnt going to be cheap on labour - 500ish at a guess....
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#798904 - 7th Jun 2013 8:33am Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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Commiserations Mrs Headcoat - nothing more embarrassing than finding yourself stranded in a very public place!

Whatever you do about the car may you choose the safest option.

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#798905 - 7th Jun 2013 8:37am Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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SilentReader is right. I came home one night, stopped and engine died before I turned off the ignition. The timing belt choose that moment when idling to break. No bent valve stems or donged piston crowns, just the belt to replace. Might be an idea to investigate further before sending it to the scrapman.

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#798910 - 7th Jun 2013 9:10am Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/98-04-PEUGEOT-406-2-0-HDI-ENGINE-WITH-LOW-MILES-ONLY-71K-/271214644452?pt=UK_CarsParts_Vehicles_CarParts_SM&fits=Model%3A406&hash=item3f25a70ce4

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#798944 - 7th Jun 2013 1:31pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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Would you mind me asking how many miles your car has and when the cambelt was last changed?

It might be of some help to some of my fellow 406 owners on peugeotforums.com

I might be wrong (I'm more of a 306 and 307 man) but I'm sure the engine in the 406 is a little more forgiving and tolerant for cambelt failures.


Edited by Gibbo (7th Jun 2013 1:32pm)

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#798990 - 7th Jun 2013 6:16pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
raymondo Offline
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Registered: 16th Sep 2009
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prob bent valves but deff not funny to do

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#799005 - 7th Jun 2013 7:01pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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Registered: 2nd Jun 2011
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ok will answer as many questions as I can !

MOT is till Nov
Not sure on tax ( will check on Sunday )
P reg so 96/97
done about 125000 miles and not had cam belt done in the 4 years or so we have owned it

To be honest we only paid about 500 for it and its passed every mot so don't really want to spend a lot fixing it. It's only really used as a work horse.

TheMrs

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#799498 - 10th Jun 2013 3:26pm Re: Broken Cambelt...is it the end? [Re: Headcoat_TheMrs]
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Thank you. It should have really had a cambelt in 2007.

The interval is ten years or 80,000 - 100,000 miles, whichever comes first.

But if you've no evidence its been done, it should be done.


Edited by Gibbo (10th Jun 2013 3:26pm)

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